Quebec City

Red Contingents at May Day 2015

This year again, the Revolutionary Communist Party called for the formation of “colourful red contingents” for International Workers Day. In a statement titled “The World Needs Socialism! Socialism Requires Revolution! The Revolution Needs Us!”, the PCR-RCP called for waving “the proletarian flag that symbolizes our strength, our courage, and the victories that soon will be […]

Resistance in Québec City: an art!

The seventh edition of the “Manif d’Art” exhibit (“Art Demo”) was held from May 3 to June 1 in Québec City. Under the theme of “Resistance,” this biennial exhibit presented various works whose common purpose was to question the current system and even propose a new society—communism. At the exhibit’s central venue, the works of […]

Opening of a Communist Bookstore in Québec City!

In late September, 30 people from diverse backgrounds came together to celebrate the opening of a new communist bookstore, “L’Étincelle” (“The Spark”). Located in the heart of downtown Québec at 82-90 De La Reine, the space will showcase revolutionary ideas by offering a variety of both literary and political books at affordable price. Part of […]

Québec City: A Day to Celebrate, A Year to Fight!

On this International Workers Day marked by austerity, budget cuts, increased repression and, fortunately, a bold expression of anti-capitalism, about 500 people took to the streets in the neighbourhoods of Saint-Roch and Saint-Sauveur, mainly protesting the recent changes to the Employment Insurance regime. Some speeches were made outside the EI office where the demonstrators gathered. […]

From Student Strike to People’s Struggle in Québec City

From picket lines, to defiance of injunctions, to mass demonstrations and confrontations, the students, supported by a growing number of citizens, teachers, unions and militant organizations, are causing the student strike to spread across society. This growth can be seen in Valleyfield, in Outaouais, in Montérégie, at Victoriaville —and in Québec City, the province’s “Capitale-nationale” […]

Red Aid Activity in Québec City: “Arab Spring” Debate

On January 26, about 15 people participated in the Red Aids’ fundraising activity, held at the Mille et Une Nuits restaurant, to commemorate the first year of the Tunisian revolution. Around a traditional couscous meal, the discussion started with a question: how an “awakening of history” is being expressed here in occidental countries through what […]